EAC Mtg Minutes 24 -25 October 2017
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G avi Alliance E valuation Advisory Committee Meeting
24 -25 October 2017
Gavi Alliance, Geneva , Switzerland
1. Chair?s report
1.1 The meeting commenced at 09 .05 Geneva time on 24 October 2017 . Rob
Moodie, Evaluat ion Advisory Committee (EAC) Chair , chaired the meeting.
1.2 Standing declarations of interest were tabled to the Committee (Doc 01a).
1.3 Committee members noted the minutes of its meeting on 29 May 2017
(Doc 01 b) which had been approved by no -objection on 2 August 2017 , as well
as a unanimous consent decision which was approved on 8 June 2017 (Doc 01c) .
They also reviewed the action sheet (Doc 01d).
1.4 The Chair reported to the EAC on his participation at the Gavi Board meeting in
June 2017 . He informed members that he had had an opportunity to meet the
Chair of the Programme and Policy Committee (PPC) , with whom he discussed
the agenda for the joint ses sion of the EAC and PPC , which was to follow the
next day, on 25 October.
1.5 The Chair welcomed the members of the EAC whose membership , effective
1 January 2018 , had been approved by the Board , namely Craig Burgess, and
Mira Joh ri. It was noted that while Craig Burgess was not present, Dr Joh ri was
attending the EAC meeting as an observer. The Chair also welcomed Nick York,
who had chaired the panel that conducted the peer review of the Gavi Evaluation
function, to the meeting.
2. Update from Secretariat
2.1 Seth Berkley, CEO, thanked the EAC for its great work and provided an overview
of the key developments in the global landscape.
2.2 Dr Berkley referred to the work recently undertaken by the newly appointed
Director General o f WHO in terms of presenting a bold workplan, with a focus on
Universal Health Coverage (UHC), as well as having announced his new
leadership team. He informed the EAC that WHO had strongly signalled the
importance it gave to collaborating with Gavi on imm unisation.
2.3 He updated the EAC on the work done by the Alliance to ensure that a more
appropriate indicator for immunisation as part of the Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs) (that factored the coverage of DTP3, last dose of PCV, MR and
HPV2) was recommended by SAGE , which is considering the suggestion .